The Stand (1994)

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After the world is devastated by a man-made plague, a battle of literally Biblical proportions ensues between the survivors.

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
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 Stu Redman (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Frannie Goldsmith (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Randall Flagg (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Mother Abigail Freemantle (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Lloyd Henreid (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Harold Lauder (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Trashcan Man (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Larry Underwood (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Glen Bateman (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Nick Andros (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Ralph Brentner (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Tom Cullen (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Nadine Cross (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Judge Richard Farris (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Rat Man (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Lucy Swann (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Dayna Jurgens (3 episodes, 1994)
Chuck Adamson ...
 Barry Dorgan (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Whitney Horgan (3 episodes, 1994)
Cynthia Garris ...
 Susan Stern (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Joe (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Julie Lawry (2 episodes, 1994)
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 George Richardson (2 episodes, 1994)
Tom Holland ...
 Carl Hough (2 episodes, 1994)
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 Teddy Weizak (2 episodes, 1994)
Sarah Schaub ...
 Gina McCone (2 episodes, 1994)
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 Ace-High (2 episodes, 1994)
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 Rich Moffat (2 episodes, 1994)
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 Dr. Herbert Denninger (2 episodes, 1994)
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 Monster Shouter / ... (2 episodes, 1994)
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 Sarge (2 episodes, 1994)
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Storyline

When a government-run lab accidentally lets loose a deadly virus, most of the population of the world is wiped-out. Survivors begin having dreams about two figures: a mystical old woman, or a foreboding, scary man. As the story tracks various people, we begin to realize that the two figures exemplify basic forces of good and evil, and the stage is set for a final confrontation between the representatives of each. Written by Rick Munoz <rick.munoz@his.com>

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The end of the world is just the beginning.


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8 May 1994 (USA)  »

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$28,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Flagg mentions putting "Russ Dorr" in charge of a scouting mission. This is the name of a friend of Stephen King's in Maine; King thanks him in the beginning of his novel "Pet Sematary". See more »

Goofs

When Larry Underwood pulls up in his car to his mother's house, his California license plate clearly reads "Digyoman". California license plates of the era had a maximum of 7 characters. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Family Guy: Da Boom (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

(DON'T FEAR) THE REAPER
Performed by Blue Öyster Cult
Written by Donald Roeser
(c)1974 Sony Music/Columbia Records
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good, but not the one
4 October 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

this is a GREAT film, IF you haven't read the book. this film has it all. romance, horror, comic relief and drama. the plot of the film is a lot different to the book i read ( by the way, there are 2 versions of the book, but i read the newest one where there are no edits). the film conforms to a lot of the book, but there are MAJOR differences that will leave your jaw ajar by the way the substitute people. but this review isn't about the book. the film is 5 1/2 hours long, but please believe me, it is well worth it. Lowe plays an AWESOME part as nick, and as usual, Gary sinese is A+++++. this film makes people think a lot, so if you like the thinking game, it is prob one of the top 10 psychological films, but there is enough drama in here to fulfil the most avid of soap fans! please, watch this film BEFORE you read the book., as the book will fulfil all those unanswered questions.


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